|Janusz Wrobel, Landscape Photographer, Art Waves #153|
"Good photography is getting inside your view-finder exactly what the viewers would see if they were standing right where the camera is with their eyes wide open," says Janusz Wrobel, a truly brilliant landscape photographer who travels alone to the remote Canadian wilderness to do his work. He says this work has changed him. I say listening to him talk about it may change you as well.
Keywords: Arkady Fiedler; Vangelis; the Canadian shield; Lorraine Roy; Carnegie Gallery
|E. Robert Ross, Landscape Painter, Art Waves #134|
E. Robert Ross is known for his sharply vibrant paintings depicting Lake Ontario and the Niagara escarpment region, particularly Cootes Paradise. And that is fine with him. He never tires of painting this landscape. His goal is to take us to that third dimension where the physical and the spiritual meet.
Keywords: realism; landscapes; the DVSA; the Carnegie Gallery; McMaster Framers; architecture; photography & painting; The Cloud Appreciation Society; Frank Lloyd Wright; the Chicago Public Library
|209 Fourwarned ( Feb. 16, 2014)|
Jim Mariner, Rosemary Booth Almas, Jane Longmate and Julie Warriner are Fourwarned, a quartet that specializes in singing pop standards from the forties through the eighties. It's not the time frame that interests them, however, it's the harmony. To be thrilled by their meltingly smooth harmonies, light up an hour with Fourwarned.
Keywords: The Orlons; The Skyliners; Grant Ave. Studios; Bob Doidge; Daniel Lanois; Stan Rogers; Gordon Lightfoot; U2; Buddy Holly; Theatre Aquarius; The Crickets; Bobby Vee; Carnegie Gallery; Ariana Gillis; Grandmothers to Grandmothers
Guennadi Kalinine learned to restore art by working on icons in his native Russia. He emigrated to Canada, specifically Dundas, in 2003, where the art of iconography influences his vision of the geography of the Canadian shield. He will restore your faith in the spirit that infuses the landscape around us.
Keywords: Jim and Sue Waddington; E. Robert Ross; Catherine Gibbon; Katherine MacDonald; Rae Bates; Wesley Bates; Ger Brender a Brandis; Conrad Furey; William Biddle; Frank Pannabaker; Lawren Harris; Group of Seven; Sam Cioran; iconography; Carnegie Gallery; DVSA; McMaster Gallery; gkstudio.ca; Rachmaninov
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|216 Doors Open 2014 Shannon Kyles ( Apr. 27, ' 14)|
You may think you know your town, but you don't know her until you've been to Doors Open, the amazing free history and architecture festival. It happens in Hamilton on the first weekend of every May and is two days of pure delight. Architecture expert Shannon Kyles came by to tell us what's up for Doors Open 2014.
Keywords: Architectural Conservancy of Ontario; Military Museum; Dundurn Castle; Whitehern; Gryphon Cottage; the William Pring House; Workers Arts & Heritage Centre; In Praise of Older Windows; Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology; Erland Lee Museum; Battlefield House; Pinehurst; Moffat Kinoshida; MacNab Presyterian; St. Lawrence; TH&B Rail; Hamilton Port Authority; Empire Times; Seedworks; Ferguson Pumping Station; Carnegie Gallery; Dundas Museum; Germania Club; St. Paul's Glanford; Hindu Temple on 20 Road East; Rick & Angel Lintack; David Premi; The Fureys